Little things - like diamonds and silver - countSummers are about heat. But staying cool and in style is what really counts.
To stand out this season, designers suggest dressing and accessorizing in simple monochromes ― white, black, silver or diamonds. That doesn’t mean going back to the minimalism of the 1990s, though. Unlike the minimalist trend of the previous decade, the new look is luxurious, if not varied.
Chanel has just launched a new sport watch series, J12 Diamond, in addition to its current J12 range created in 2000 as Chanel’s first sport watch. Designed by Jacques Helleu, the watch highlights advanced ceramic technology to resist scratches. The contrast of white against deep and glossy black and the carbon rotating bezel set with 118 white or black diamonds, weighing a total of 1.5 carats, is visually striking and luxurious.
Classic and retro watch designs are now joined by a new category: jewelry-style watches. These function as a necklace, belt or bracelet.
Shoes are either retro-chic, in the shape of 1950s pumps, or futuristic, featuring metallic elements that are reminiscent of the space-age look of the 1970s.
During the past few years, sunglass fashion has gone in two directions: incognito with the Jackie O look or sheer with the J-Lo (and everyone else’s) look. Karl Lagerfeld thinks sunglasses should take on a new shape ― right. The point is: Would you wear them?